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Minh, Trâm win national blitz chess championship

Update: August, 02/2017 - 09:00
Lê Tuấn Minh. — Photo vietchess.com.vn
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Lê Tuấn Minh of Bình Dương won the blitz chess event at the National Chess Team Championship in HCM City yesterday.

Minh bagged eight points after nine rounds to take first place. Nguyễn Anh Khôi and Phạm Chương of HCM City were the runners-up with 7.5 and seven points.

On the women’s side, Hoàng Thị Bảo Trâm of HCM City defeated more than 100 players to triumph with 8.5 points, followed by Nguyễn Thị Mai Hưng and Võ Thị Kim Phụng of Bắc Giang with 7.5 points each.

Earlier, Trâm also won the women’s rapid chess category, while Tô Nhật Minh of Hà Nội won the men’s title.

Following this tournament, the National Junior Chess Tournament is scheduled to be held in the northern port city of Hải Phòng on August 10-18. — VNS

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